Meperidine trade name



Demerol Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings

3/17/2016
01:54 | Hannah Hoggarth
Meperidine trade name
Demerol Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings

Demerol is used to treat moderate-to-severe pain.

Meperidine is more likely to cause breathing problems in older adults and people who are severely ill, malnourished, or otherwise debilitated.

You should not breast-feed while you are using Demerol. Meperidine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby.

Demerol can slow or stop your breathing, especially when you start using this medicine or whenever your dose is changed. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction.

Demerol Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings

11/25/2016
07:26 | Olivia Holiday
Meperidine trade name
Demerol Uses, Dosage, Side Effects & Warnings

Demerol (meperidine) is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic. Demerol is used to treat moderate-to-severe pain. Demerol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Never crush or break a tablet to inhale the powder or mix it into a liquid to inject the drug into your vein. This practice has resulted in death with the misuse of meperidine and similar prescription drugs.

Stop using Demerol and call your doctor at once if you have:

Meperidine is more likely to cause breathing problems in older adults and people who are severely ill, malnourished, or otherwise debilitated.

Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose. Skip any missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose.

Pethidine

7/21/2016
03:14 | Olivia Holiday
Meperidine trade name
Pethidine

Pethidine-PM3-based-on-xtal-1974-3D-balls. Systematic (IUPAC) name. Ethyl 1-methyl-4-phenylpiperidine-4-carboxylate. Clinical data. Trade names, Demerol.

The N-demethyl metabolite of meperidine is toxic and accumulates upon repeat dosing.

Pethidine has structural similarities to atropine and other tropane alkaloids and may have some of their effects and side effects. In addition to these opioidergic and anticholinergic effects, it has local anesthetic activity related to its interactions with sodium ion channels.

These were later discovered to be all myths, and it carried an at least equal risk of addiction, possessed no advantageous effects on biliary spasm or renal colic compared to other opioids, and due to its toxic metabolite, norpethidine, was more toxic than other opioids, especially during long-term use.

Meperidine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings

10/24/2016
06:16 | Hannah Hoggarth
Meperidine trade name
Meperidine Indications, Side Effects, Warnings

Easy to read patient leaflet for meperidine. Includes indications Brand Name: Demerol Some medical conditions may interact with meperidine. l your.

Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use meperidine.

Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with meperidine. l your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:.

This material is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Data sources include Micromedex (updated Mar 30th, 2016), Cerner Multum (updated Apr 1st, 2016), Wolters Kluwer (updated Apr 1st, 2016) and others.

Demerol (Meperidine) Drug Information Description, User Reviews

8/22/2016
04:04 | Hannah Hoggarth
Meperidine trade name
Demerol (Meperidine) Drug Information Description, User Reviews

Demerol, brand of meperidine hydrochloride, 5 percent solution has a modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/5/2016 This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration.

Here is a collection of user reviews for the medication Demerol sorted by most helpful.

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Demerol (Meperidine Hydrochloride) Injection, USP.

Demerol injection is supplied as: Carpuject Single-use cartridges with luer lock at concentrations of 25 mg/mL, 50 mg/mL, 75 mg/mL, and 100 mg/mL; Uni-Amp unit dose pak-ampuls at concentrations of 25 mg/0.5 mL, 50 mg/mL, 75 mg/1.5 mL, 100 mg/2 mL, and 100 mg/mL; and Multiple-use vials at concentrations of 50 mg/mL (1500 mg/30 mL) and 100 mg/mL (2000 mg/20 mL), which contain metacresol 0.1% as a preservative.

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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA.